The Iowa Brewers Guild (IBG) recently announced a new course through the IA Department of Labor for a registered apprenticeship program targeted towards training professional brewers. This program will offer a combination of on-the-job-learning and …More
- Jetting to Maryland today for Brewers Assoc of MD meeting @ Key Brewing.
- Jet plane to the District for BA Hill Climb & Savor.
- Headed to Vancouver to speak at 14th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference.
- Attending CCBA conference in Long Beach today.
- Big thanks to Brewers of IN Guild for hosting BA Qual Ambassador, Dick Cantwell and I at the BIG tech conference in Ft Wayne.
- On my way to Louisville for the Kentucky Guild of Brewers meeting.
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Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM) held its largest-ever membership meeting in June, with over 65 members and start-ups in attendance. Hosted at Key Brewing, located on the outskirts of Baltimore, I was honored to join the meeting and participate in the lineup of special guests invited to speak to the brewing …More
The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild will be partnering with Zephyr Conferences and Asheville Brewers Alliance to host their first-ever Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference in Asheville, NC, March 28-30, 2017. Beer and tourism industry …More
In mid-April, California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) hosted their Spring Conference in Long Beach, bringing together over 450 craft brewers and industry members for three days of networking and education. California is often considered a bell-weather …More
I recently paid a visit to the Mississippi and Louisiana brewers guilds. Here is the latest from these two states! Mississippi First stop was to join the Mississippi Brewers Guild (MBG) member meeting at Chandeleur Brewing Company in …More
The beginning of December brought about the 2nd annual North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) Technical Conference & Meeting, held in Winston-Salem. Over 400 brewing industry members, including 90 breweries, and an additional 70 breweries …More
In mid-November, Melissa Corbin became the first full-time executive director of the Vermont Brewers Association (VBA)–the craft brewery nonprofit membership organization based in Burlington. The VBA was founded in 1996 to promote and strengthen the culture of …More
Last year, Ohio’s 110 craft brewers produced 1.2+ million barrels of beer. This makes them the forth largest state for overall production, and at 4.7 gallons per adult, tenth for per capita consumption. According to the Brewers Association, the Ohio craft brewing …More
With the October leaves painting the hills, I landed in Missoula earlier this month for the Montana Brewers Association (MBA) Fall Conference. Over two days, Montana brewers came together to network and elevate their knowledge …More
The Washington Brewers Guild (WBG) recently announced the hire of Annie McGrath as the guild’s full-time executive director. Annie joins the WBG with a very strong political background and over a decade of experience working …More